The topic of jailed medical marijuana activist Steve Kubby is gaining popularity on the Internet as he reports failing health and poor medical attention in Placer County Jail.
US and Mexican authorities said they had unearthed a massive, 0.62 mile long tunnel dug under their border by drug traffickers, with 2 tons of marijuana inside. Lined with concrete, equipped with ventilation and lights, is cut 85 feet deep
Two of the leading cancer specialists in the US and Canada have confirmed that Kubby has malignant pheochromocytoma, a very rare form of adrenal cancer, and that only cannabis has kept him alive for decades longer than is typical in such cases.
GENEVA - LSD is an unlikely subject for a 100th birthday party. Yet the Swiss chemist who discovered the mind-altering drug and was its first human guinea pig is celebrating his centenary Wednesday in good health and with plans to attend an internati
Stoked by their surprise victory in Denver, marijuana-legalization advocates are hoping to ride the momentum with statewide ballot initiatives this year in Colorado and Nevada.
Rhode Island on Tuesday became the 11th state to legalize medical marijuana and the first since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June that patients who use the drug can still be prosecuted under federal law.
The Bush administration has sent troops into Paraguay. They are there ostensibly for humanitarian and counterterrorism purposes. The action coincides with growing left unity in South America, military buildup in the region and burgeoning independent
A college student spent 3 weeks in jail after a field test said she was carrying drugs. She filed a lawsuit.
Companies making vaccines to protect against biological agents or pandemic viruses would be shielded from lawsuits, even if they are negligent or reckless, under a provision inserted into a military spending bill by Senator Bill Frist of Tennessee, t
The United States will evaluate its relations with Bolivia after this Sunday's election, where the front-runner has pledged to legalize the coca leaf if elected, the State Department said on Thursday.
53 officers from a number of law enforcement agencies, some with guns drawn, stormed into 2 Aspen restaurants during the busy after-ski time, netted about 2 ounces of cocaine, $3,000 in cash, nine arrests for drug involvement and 11 for immigration l
Resurgent Taliban forces have forged an alliance with drug smugglers in the lawless Afghan province of Helmand, underscoring a worrying slide in security just months before thousands of British troops are due to take control in the spring.
Prosecutors can subpoena Rush Limbaugh's doctors as part of an investigation into whether the conservative radio commentator illegally bought painkillers, a judge ruled Monday.
Police launched a massive sweep of San Diego's medical marijuana dispensaries today. Most of the city's 18 known dispensaries hit. Led by local police, but DEA agents are also said to be involved.
Dottie Neeley, 87, was fingerprinted, photographed and thrown in jail. She is among a growing number of senior citizens charged in a crackdown: Elderly people reselling their painkillers and other medications to addicts.
Trained wasps could someday replace dogs for sniffing out drugs, bombs and bodies.
More than 20 years after 4 controlled studies showed that glucosamine and chondroitin supplements allay the symptoms of wear-and-tear (osteo) arthritis, the NIH finally backs 2 studies to confirm what was known 2 decades ago.
Guatemala's top anti-drug investigator, his deputy and another senior official were indicted here Wednesday on charges they conspired to import and distribute cocaine in the United States
The world's leading drugmaker Pfizer said it has discovered an anti-smoking drug that mimics nicotine and is considerably more effective than Zyban, the only prescription anti-smoking medicine available on the US market.
Senior Food and Drug Administration officials may have decided to reject a politically sensitive request for over-the-counter sales of a "morning-after" contraceptive months before agency scientists finished reviewing scientific data, cong
Seniors can begin signing up today for Medicare prescription drug plans. In most states, at least 40 plans are being offered. Some offer prescription drug coverage only. Others offer the full range of Medicare services, such as visits to a doctor
Cocaine traffickers have largely abandoned planes for boats to smuggle cocaine, they have global positioning systems, satellite telephones and custom-made 800-horsepower fiberglass boats that can do 50 mph.
The European Commission and industry leaders agreed Monday to look for ways to cut back on animal testing, with a view to putting an end to the practice in the long run.
In a major victory for Merck & Co Inc., a jury decided the drugmaker provided adequate warning to doctors about health risks associated with its withdrawn painkiller Vioxx and did not commit consumer fraud in marketing the drug.
Arnold conspired with the president of Bay Area Lab Cooperative (BALCO) near San Francisco to distribute stealth drugs to athletes, US Attorney Kevin Ryan said in a statement.
Several U.S. Supreme Court members appeared supportive on Tuesday of allowing New Mexican followers of a small Brazilian-based religion to legally use hallucinogenic tea as a sacrament, a case that pits drug laws against those protecting religious fr
Residents of Denver voted to legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults. Denver authorities, though, said state possession laws will be applied instead. You are the servant.
A much-anticipated vaccine against cervical cancer could be on the market as soon as next year. But a number of questions remain about who should be immunized.
Williams, who has sold 30 million records as a solo artist, endorsed Moss in front of senior executives from T-Mobile, which unveiled a multimillion-pound sponsorship deal to sell exclusive phone downloads of his songs. Despite the outburst, the Germ
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